Sportevents in Kiel

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Kiel is sporty! Whether it's our soccer team Holstein Kiel or the THW: there are a number of sporting events where you can be there live. You can find more information here.

    When the "Zebras" of record German handball champions THW Kiel take to the pitch in the arena, the hall is turned upside down. Immerse yourself in this unique atmosphere and experience an unforgettable sporting event with 60 minutes of top-class handball!

    THW Kiel has been the city's sporting figurehead for decades. The history books of the traditional club, founded in 1904, include the 2012 season, in which they won the championship title without losing any points and also won the cup and the Champions League.

    The "Zebras", nicknamed after the black and white striped jerseys they once wore, attack anew every season. Handball stars from various nations help to ensure that Kiel regularly has something to celebrate.

    Home games with goosebumps guaranteed

    Particularly feared by opponents is the goosebump atmosphere in the cauldron of Kiel's Wunderino Arena in the heart of the city. THW Kiel's home matches are traditionally attended in white uniforms - the "white wall" of more than 10,000 fans is visually and acoustically impressive. An unforgettable atmosphere that is unparalleled in Germany.


    Kieler Sportvereinigung von Holstein 1900 e.V., better known as Holstein Kiel, is one of the most traditional clubs in the whole of Germany and is also the flagship of the Schleswig-Holstein Football Association.

    The "Storks", as they are affectionately known, have been playing in the 2nd Bundesliga since the 2017/2018 season. The public can expect many exciting, atmospheric and hopefully successful home matches in the Holstein Stadium, which holds 15,034 spectators.

    Would you like to take a seat in the "stork's nest" and cheer on the German champions from 1912?

    No other volleyball club in the 2nd Division North receives as much support at its home matches as the "Adler" from the state capital. Above all, it is the event character of the Hein-Dahlinger-Schulsporthalle that those responsible incorporate into their matchday planning. The club is known for this beyond the state borders.

    On the Kieler TV Adler homepage you will find information on the men's, women's and youth teams, news and fixtures.

    It is no longer a secret that the hype surrounding American football is growing in Germany. Schleswig-Holstein's most successful football team is based in Kiel.Sailing.City. With the Kiel Baltic Hurricanes, a professional team has been playing in the state capital since 1989. From 1996 to 2002, the Canes were part of the first Bundesliga for the first time. Since 2007, they have held their own in the Erima German Football League (GFL) and even won the championship title in 2010.

    The Whirlwinds' home ground is the Kilia Stadium, where they have been cheered on by their fans since 2013. In addition to the men's team in the first Bundesliga, the Kiel Baltic Hurricanes also have A, B and C youth teams, a second men's team and a women's team. The American Sports Club e.V., to which the teams belong, also plays flag football in a senior team. Three cheerleading teams are part of ASC Kiel to support all the players.

    The TSV Altenholz handball team is a strong representative of handball in the Kieler Förde region. Currently in the top third of the 3rd division North-East with a consistently superior performance, the team from the Rendsburg-Eckernförde district is aiming for promotion to the 2nd division in the medium term.

    Their home games take place in the Edgar-Meschkat-Halle in Altenholz-Stift. The TSV Altenholz players fight with passion and team spirit to inspire their fans. Every game is an exciting duel in which they give their best. The diversity of handball in Kiel is highlighted by the TSV Altenholz team and contributes to the sporting diversity of the city.

    KN Fjord Triathlon

    Swimming, cycling and running in a fascinating maritime setting! The Förde Triathlon has established itself as one of the most recognized and traditional events in Germany.

    Kiel Run

    With over 10,000 runners, the Kiel Run is the most popular road race in Schleswig-Holstein. Register now!

Lighthouse Swim - Open Water Keel

Together with the participants, the Lighthouse Swim aims to set an example for the preservation of the unique marine habitat that makes Kiel so special for locals and tourists alike. Participants can choose between two routes and swim 14 kilometers along the "Fjord Track" or 4 kilometers along the "Beach Track" from Schilksee to the Friedrichsort lighthouse or to the sailing camp on the Kiellinie.


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